Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Wed 06 Dec 2023 New Zealand ended Zimbabwe tour with win in the only T20 New Zealand thrashed Zimbabwe in the only T20 international by 80 runs at Harare Sports Club, Harare to claim to the T20 series 1-0. Asked to bat first, New Zealand scored 198 runs at loss of five wickets in mandatory 20 over Zimbabwe Vs New Zealand: Series at stake in 3rd ODI Going by form and strength, New Zealand were expected to get past the Zimbabweans, even though the latter were always going to be competitive. But, the underrated hosts shocked the World Cup runners up with a scintillating batting display in the first one-dayer to go 1-0 up. Loss of too many early wickets hurt Zimbabwe at Harare Having beaten New Zealand with a brilliant batting performance in the opening one-dayer, the Zimbabweans would have been hopeful of putting up another good show and stealing the series. Openers ton lead New Zealand to square the series 1-1 New Zealand completed a comfortable victory by 10 wickets in second ODI at Harare Sports Club, Harare to square the series 1-1. Sikandar Raza’s ton led hosts to set a fighting target of 236 after early collapse but visitors never looked NZ tour of ZIM 2nd ODI preview: Resurgent Zimbabwe look for series-clinching win Although Zimbabwe will not go into the second match of the one-day series against New Zealand as favourites in spite of having won the first match, they will be high on confidence following the adrenaline-pumping win. Ervine helped Zimbabwe to end losing ODI run Zimbabwe recorded their first victory in last 10 completed matches with an impressive seven-wicket triumph over New Zealand in the first ODI of three-match series on Sunday.